© Benjamin Maus & Julius von BismarcK, “Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus” is a drawing machine illustrating a never-ending story by the use of patent drawings, 2009
‘The Rotten Fruit Tardis’ is a software environment created by artist James Paterson. It is the latest incarnation of his online space, Presstube.com (founded in 1999). TRFT is being developed and changed on an ongoing basis;
US programmer Jesse Anderson has put the theory to the test by creating millions of virtual monkeys who, apparently, have already typed up Shalespeare’s narrative poem, A Lover’s Complaint and are 99.99% of their way through the complete works. “This is the largest work ever randomly reproduced. It is one small step for a monkey, one giant leap for virtual primates everywhere,” blogged Anderson.
© Ryoji Ikeda, Data Tron, 2009
Michael Kontopoulos’ Inner Forests installation augments and expands your shadow with the gentle growth of trees and shrubs. The longer you stand still, the more growth you see. But if you move, it quickly recedes.